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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Headteacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L12 - L18

What skills and experience we're looking for


for September 2024

ISR: L12 – L18

NoR: 208

‘Believe you can SHINE’

Following our Headteacher’s decision to retire, the pupils, staff and Governors of this friendly and successful village school in South Derbyshire are looking for an enthusiastic Headteacher with warmth and energy to continue to build upon the school’s achievements. We are an Inclusion Quality Mark Flagship School so a focus on inclusivity and a solid knowledge of SEND is paramount to working with the ethos we have in school.

Do you have:

  • The energy, passion, vision, and desire to help our children achieve their potential across a broad and stimulating curriculum

This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspirational teacher with strong communication skills to lead our school forwards.

We are in the heart of the community on the border of Leicestershire, Staffordshire and Warwickshire with great transport links to Birmingham and Derby and close to the M42.

Visits to the school by arrangement are warmly welcomed – please contact us on 01283 760398.

Please also visit our website for further details of the school.

Committed to safeguarding the welfare of our children.

Closing date: 21 April 2024

Interviews: 7 and 8 May 2024

Further details and an application pack are available online at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/jobs or Call Derbyshire on 01629 533190 quoting Job Reference JOB/24/01100

What the school offers its staff

We have:

  • Well-rounded, confident, and successful children
  • A caring and happy learning environment
  • Enthusiastic and dedicated staff with supportive parents and Governors
  • Forest School, a wooded area and sports field

Commitment to safeguarding

“Overseal Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment”.
In line with the school’s safeguarding policy and procedures, all staff are responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people they come into contact with.

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About Overseal Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
207 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Overseal Primary School is a situated in the centre of the National Forest and is a single form entry primary school.
We are extremely proud of our school. We have very high expectations of our children and work closely with parents, carers and the wider community to ensure their success, bothacademically and socially.
We aim to provide a caring and nurturing environment; where children can grow and flourish, a place where their happiness and safety is our prime concern and where children will be nurtured to grow up to be hard working, responsible and well behaved members of society.

Arranging a visit to Overseal Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email headship.recruitment@derbyshire.gov.uk.

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